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Violin Masterclass with Nikki Chooi
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra artists work one-on-one with talented local students in front of a live audience in classes that are free and open to the public.
Musically advanced high school and college students are invited to apply as performers. (All applications require a private instructor’s nomination and an audio recording.). Students of all levels encouraged to attend as listeners and learners!
Nikki Chooi, BPO concertmaster
Canadian violinist Nikki Chooi, praised for his passionate and poetic performances, has established himself as an artist of rare versatility. Described as “vigorous, colorful” by the New York Times, he has received critical acclaim in engagements at Chicago’s Harris Theatre, Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center, New York’s Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall, Vancouver’s Recital Series, as well as appearing as soloist with orchestras across Canada including the Montréal Symphony, Winnipeg Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Edmonton Symphony, and internationally with the St. Petersburg State Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of Wallonie, National Orchestra of Belgium, Auckland Philharmonia, Malaysian Philharmonic, and Hong Kong Philharmonic.